boxing

October 1, 2016
October 1, 2016

Scottish boxer Towell dies after bout

Scottish boxer Mike Towell dies in hospital after the 25-year-old suffered serious injuries in a welterweight bout in Glasgow on Thursday.

August 20, 2016
August 20, 2016

Muhammad Ali auction items see heavyweight prices

Muhammad Ali's 1974 WBC heavyweight championship boxing belt and a handwritten letter about his conversion to Islam are among items that will hit the auction block in September, in the biggest...

August 10, 2016
August 10, 2016

Pacquiao confirms Vargas fight

Filipino boxing hero Manny Pacquiao confirms that he is coming out of retirement to fight World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion Jessie Vargas in November.

June 10, 2016
June 10, 2016

Muhammad Ali to be laid to rest

Muhammad Ali will be laid to rest Friday, the culmination of a two-day farewell for the beloved boxing legend and civil rights hero who electrified crowds the world over.

June 8, 2016
June 8, 2016

Smith, Lewis to be Ali's pallbearers

Actor Will Smith and former heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis will be among the pallbearers for Muhammad Ali's funeral on Friday, joining a list of notable athletes, entertainers and...

June 7, 2016
June 7, 2016

'Like punching a mountain'

Former Indian amateur boxer Haroon Khan bubbles with excitement and bravado as he recalls his two bouts with his hero, the late boxing legend Muhammad Ali, three decades ago.

June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

How Ali's 'Thrilla' left its mark on Manila

A bustling shopping mall forms an unlikely monument to the "Thrilla in Manila", but Muhammad Ali's most brutal fight made its biggest impression on the minds of those who witnessed...

June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

Ali's funeral open to all

The world is invited to the funeral of Muhammad Ali in his hometown on Friday where the boxing legend's life will be celebrated with a public funeral procession and memorial service.

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

Hero, legend... villain?

A beloved icon. A fighter who transcended his sport. A symbol of heroism, courage and defiance. Muhammad Ali was all of these things and more to countless millions of admirers around the world...

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

3 bouts that defined Ali

Muhammad Ali was 22 and still known as Cassius Clay when he took on heavyweight world champion Sonny Liston for the first time in Miami Beach, Florida.